Thursday, March 26, 2020

Hoboken reaches 40 cases, NJ tops 4,400 with 62 deaths

Update: Latest NJ.com update today points to a significant increase of 2,492 cases totaling 6,876 statewide with 82 deaths.



Yesterday, the City of Hoboken updated its case totals for the Chinese Communist Party Coronavirus reaching 40.

Of the 11 additional cases identified, two seniors, a male and female in their 70s, a female in her 40s, two males early 40s, two females in their 30s, a male in his 30s, a female in her 20s and a male in his 20s. One male is not identified by age.

Hoboken even with its active numbers rising again reports no hospitalizations.

NJ.com reports the statewide cases now total 4,402 and 62 deaths. New Jersey is likely to see the longest lasting issues in the pandemic right behind New York.

State Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said hospitals in Bergen, Essex and Hudson counties are already feeling the strain of cases and the state continues to work on models predicting when the peak will occur.

“We’ve asked the hospitals and the healthcare providers in those counties to just be aware," Persichilli said at the Trenton War Memorial during the state’s daily coronavirus briefing.

                     



Talking Ed Note: There's positive signs locally and nationally as efforts continue to curb the spread, collect data on effective treatment and clinical trials underway. This area however will be the last to exit the pandemic.